Friday, November 02, 2007

Legal Help Regarding PPHN

Looking at the pictures & reading the stories about the babies on the website is a sad experience. The babies experience breathing difficulties because they have a disease called Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn or better known as PPHN. It certainly looks like a harrowing experience for the innocent babies as they often require intubation and mechanical ventilation in order to live.

What causes the life threatening disease? There is reason to believe that the condition is induced by the mothers consuming certain SSRI-antidepressants like Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, & etc during the pregnancies. Additionally the FDA issued a public health warning about it on July 19, 2006. There is more information about it at

You know you can find the proper Paxil Attorneys California to handle a PPHN related case at Such lawyers have the experience & are helping families to do something to help better the situation for their children. Furthermore, the legal action can help prevent the disease to happen to other babies by tackling its source; Drug companies. Drug companies are being looked into to find out what they knew about drugs risks & the possibly the efforts taken by the drug companies to hide the risks.

1 comment:

  1. "The FDA has reviewed additional study results and has concluded that, given the conflicting results from different studies, it is premature to reach any conclusions about a possible link between SSRI use in pregnancy and PPHN."